Most powerful BMW cars

Top 40 most powerful BMW cars ever made. Updated March 2021.

The key to performance is power. Even heaviest sedans and SUVs can beat lightweight sports cars, if they have enough engine power.

Advanced fuel injection systems and high precision manufacturing is allowing for ever increasing power output and higher performance.

Advancement in battery technology and power electronics also brings electric cars amongst the most powerful of all time. Some examples are claimed to produce over 2000 horsepower - well over a megawatt!

# make & model Power (hp)▼ Image
1. 2020 BMW M5 CS 626 Photo of 2020 BMW M5 CS
2. 2018 BMW M5 Competition 617 Photo of 2018 BMW M5 Competition
3. 2019 BMW M8 Competition 617 Photo of 2019 BMW M8 Competition
4. 2019 BMW X6 M Competition 617 Photo of 2019 BMW X6 M Competition
5. 2019 BMW X5 M Competition 617 Photo of 2019 BMW X5 M Competition
6. 2020 BMW M8 Cabrio Competition 616 Photo of 2020 BMW M8 Cabrio Competition
7. 2019 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition 616 Photo of 2019 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition
8. 2016 BMW M760Li xDrive 602 Photo of 2016 BMW M760Li xDrive
9. 2017 BMW M760i 601 Photo of 2017 BMW M760i
10. 2014 BMW M5 Anniversary 592 Photo of 2014 BMW M5 Anniversary
11. 2015 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Competition 592 Photo of 2015 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Competition
12. 2017 BMW M5 592 Photo of 2017 BMW M5
13. 2015 BMW M6 Competition 592 Photo of 2015 BMW M6 Competition
14. 2019 BMW M8 591 Photo of 2019 BMW M8
15. 2019 BMW M760Li xDrive 585 Photo of 2019 BMW M760Li xDrive
16. 2013 BMW M5 Competition 567 Photo of 2013 BMW M5 Competition
17. 2013 BMW M6 Coupe Competition 567 Photo of 2013 BMW M6 Coupe Competition
18. 2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupé Competition 567 Photo of 2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupé Competition
19. 2014 BMW M6 Cabrio Competition 567 Photo of 2014 BMW M6 Cabrio Competition
20. 2015 BMW X5 M 567 Photo of 2015 BMW X5 M
21. 2015 BMW X6 M 567 Photo of 2015 BMW X6 M
22. 2012 BMW M6 553 Photo of 2012 BMW M6
23. 2013 BMW M6 Cabrio 553 Photo of 2013 BMW  M6 Cabrio
24. 2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe 552 Photo of 2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe
25. 2011 BMW M5 552 Photo of 2011 BMW M5
26. 2009 BMW X5 M 547 Photo of 2009 BMW X5 M
27. 2009 BMW X6 M 547 Photo of 2009 BMW X6 M
28. 2010 BMW 760i Li 537 Photo of 2010 BMW 760i Li
29. 2010 BMW 760i 536 Photo of 2010 BMW 760i
30. 2019 BMW X5 M50i 523 Photo of 2019 BMW X5 M50i
31. 2020 BMW X6 M50i 523 Photo of 2020 BMW X6 M50i
32. 2019 BMW 750Li xDrive 523 Photo of 2019 BMW 750Li xDrive
33. 2019 BMW M850i Gran Coupe 523 Photo of 2019 BMW M850i Gran Coupe
34. 2019 BMW X7 M50i 523 Photo of 2019 BMW X7 M50i
35. 2019 BMW 750i 523 Photo of 2019 BMW 750i
36. 2019 BMW M850i Cabrio 523 Photo of 2019 BMW M850i Cabrio
37. 2018 BMW M850i 523 Photo of 2018 BMW M850i
38. 2020 BMW M550i xDrive 523 Photo of 2020 BMW M550i xDrive
39. 2019 BMW X3 M Competition 503 Photo of 2019 BMW X3 M Competition
40. 2019 BMW X4 M Competition 503 Photo of 2019 BMW X4 M Competition

Sources

All data sourced from manufacturer's official figures.

List authored by Christian Zelcs. Last updated on 03/29/2021, last addition - BMW 750i.